Consulate Information

Office hours and directions

Office information

Visa Office

Mon - Fri 9:00 - 12:15, 13:15 - 16:00
(Please come to our office at least 30 minutes ahead of closing times)
(Appointments are not required)

Office Hours

Mon - Fri 9:00 - 12:15, 13:15 - 17:00 (General Office Hours)

ID / Seal Please bring proper identification—a passport or driver's license. Once you enter the building, security will issue you with a temporary ID sticker. Then, take the elevator to the 22nd floor. Don't forget to keep the ID sticker visible while you are in the building.
Tel 617-973-9772
Fax 617-542-1329

Consulate General of Japan in Boston
Federal Reserve Plaza, 22nd Floor
600 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02210

Location Ferderal Reserve Building周辺地図
By Public Transportation The Federal Reserve Plaza is located directly across from South Station. South Station is served by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Red and Silver lines, MBTA local bus lines, MBTA Commuter Rail, Amtrak, and Acela. Several commercial bus companies also serve the adjacent South Station Bus Terminal.
By Car

From the North & South

Our office is located near the "South Station" exit from I-93 or I-90.  Please be a dvised that there is no parking lot available at the Federal Reserve Building.  Those traveling by car will have to seek public parking in the area.

Consulate Holidays 2017 and 2018


Monday, November 12 Veterans Day
Thursday, November 22 Thanksgiving Day
Friday, November 23 Day After Thanksgiving
Monday, December 24 Christmas Eve
Tuesday, December 25 Christmas Day
Monday, December 31 Year-End Holiday


Tuesday, January 1 New Year Holiday
Wednesday, January 2 New Year Holiday
Monday, January 21 Martin Luther King Day
Monday February 11 National Foundation Day
Monday, February 18 Presidents' Day
Monday, April 15 Patriot's Day
Friday, April 19 Good Friday
Wednesday, May 1 Emperor Enthronement
Monday, May 27 Memorial Day
Thursday, July 4 Independence Day
Monday, August 12 Mountain Day
Monday, September 2 Labor Day
Monday, October 14 Columbus Day
Tuesday, October 22 Enthronement Ceremony
Monday, November 11 Veterans Day
Thursday, November 28 Thanksgiving Day
Friday, November 29 Day After Thanksgiving
Tuesday, December 24 Christmas Eve
Wednesday, December 25 Christmas Day
Monday, December 30 Year-End Holiday
Tuesday, December 31 Year-End Holiday

Honorary Consuls (General)